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10 Really Weird Bars Around The World

Jan 2 2014

Ahh 2014. The new year always brings about new resolutions; be it dropping that annoying 10 pounds or making an effort to start eating clean, you know, typical stuff. Here's something a little different for all you drinking fans- if you love…

Best Bar Bites: Fries

Dec 30 2013

Gone are the days where fries are contented to be just well, fries. Open practically any menu and its a guarantee you'll find some version of fries or the other- be it jazzed up with truffles or drowning in cheese. Which are…

What's the Scoop?

Dec 27 2013

Newcomer alert! Having opened only just last month, The Scoop is the place for writers, journalist and media personnel to hang, exchange ideas or simply mull non-existential thoughts over a cold one. Located at 19 Ann Siang Hill, the 'for hacks and flacks'…

Alternative New Year's Eve Ideas

Dec 26 2013

There are many ways to bid adieu to 2013, the most obvious of the lot being partying at a club. But if you don't feel like bumping and grinding with strangers and possibly having to wait for the first train (while semi-drunk?…

Christmas Countdown

Dec 19 2013

It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas, and whether you celebrate it or not, there’s no denying the spirit of ‘ho ho ho’s that’s in the air. While Christmas is traditionally all about turduckens, eggnog and presents, what’s there to do…

Best Bar Bites

Dec 19 2013

Fact: nothing ruins a night out more than a basket of soggy wedges. Over the years, bar snacks have evolved from stale peanuts to gourmet bites, served prettily complete with garnishes and artistically drizzled sauces. The standards have increased dramatically, and some…

3 Cool Concept Bars

Dec 17 2013

During the 1970’s, themed restaurants were a booming business in America, Trader Vic’s being one of the first few to sell merchandize along with food. Then a trend, its now practically a necessity in the booming F&B business. Restaurants can no longer…

Bar Stories

Dec 17 2013

We like bars, and we like TV shows. This article gives you a rundown on our 5 favourite TV shows that are centered mainly around bars. Maybe the next time you’re out having a cold one by yourself, you can load one…

A Clarke Quay Christmas

Dec 17 2013

Singaporeans often talk about the 5Cs (or is it 6 now?), but for the rest of December, all you need to care about is 3- the Clarke Quay Christmas Carnival to be exact. From the 15 Nov to 31st December (there’s still…

Tippling Club- January

Jan 2 2014

This just in- fans of the experimental bar/restaurant, Tippling Club will be pleased to know that they've just released their January Lunch Menu! After taking a well deserved New Year's break, the Tippling Club reopens today for business. Lunch: Monday-Friday (12noon - 3pm)Price:…

Date Night (Ladies Edition)

Jan 6 2014

Correct me if I'm wrong (its the 21st century, after all), but for the most cases, its always the men planning the dates, especially at the beginning of relationships. You're looking at at least 3 months of stressing whether the restaurant is…

8 Bearable Alcoholic Drinks

Jan 6 2014

Let's face it- we like our booze but with the exception of beer, whiskey, wine and champagne, we (usually) hate the way it tastes and oh god how it burns. Check out our list of 8 very palatable drinks that you probably…

Top 10: World's Most Expensive Cocktails

Jan 20 2014

That age old adage 'money can't buy you happiness' might be true, but it sure can buy you pretty nice things! Check out our list of the world's most expensive cocktails- all, by the way, too rich for my blood. #10 Kentucky Derby…

20 Spectacular Rooftop Bars

Jan 29 2014

\The sky's the limit, they say, and the sky is pretty much what it's all about here. Check out our round up of the world's most spectacular rooftop bars and their breathtaking Instagram-worthy views. You don't need to wings to soar this…

Romantic Bars in Singapore

Feb 7 2014

In spirit of the approaching Valentine's Day, we've compiled a list of the 10 most romantic bars in Singapore you can take your date to next Friday (or use as reference for the other 364 days). Source Catalunya 1. Amazing view of the water 2. Great…

10 Happy Hour Promos: Monday Edition

Feb 17 2014

Mondays officially suck and boy do we all know it. Take the edge off this dreaded day and treat yourself to a drink at any of these 10 places, because they've got just the promos to make Monday slightly better. Go on,…

5 Bars In 5 Areas

Mar 25 2014

No matter where you live or prefer to wash away the cares of the day (with alcohol, that is), we've got all points of the compass covered and then some. Check out these 5 bars located around our little island that truly…

5 Monday Friendly Bars

Mar 31 2014

Mondays tend to leave us a little shellshocked- the weekend is finally over and no matter how many times you try to relive that great party through your Instagram photos, its done. Here are 5 bars that will help make the transition…

5 Girls Night Out Bars

Apr 1 2014

We're thinking along the lines of a fabulous view in a cozy, welcoming space. It's the night to spill all your secrets to that special group of girlfriends, and here are the 5 best bars to do it in. Source boCHINcheTucked cozily on the…

5 Pocket Friendly Bars

Apr 4 2014

We all know drinking in Singapore is not cheap. We pay some of the highest alcohol taxes in the world- did you know that a standard drink at a mid-level bar like Harry's here is = drinks at one of the coolest…

5 Best Of Both Worlds Bars

Apr 9 2014

Humans are greedy- we love having options and living in a first-class city like Singapore, we are almost always spoilt for choice. Whether you prefer sipping your cocktails indoors or outdoors, here are 5 places that'll make having to pick just one…

5 Bars For Heart-To-Heart Conversations

Apr 10 2014

Some heart-to-heart moments just need to take place in a bar, because alcohol has that conveniently mind-numbing effect and you don't really want to be drinking coffee after work hours anyway. These are our 5 favourite bars for those times- both good…

Around Ann Siang

Apr 21 2014

The sun sets and suddenly, the sleepy vibe of this heritage preservation area disappears and is almost instantly replaced with the lively buzz of the after-work crowd.  That being said, the Ann Siang/Club Street area can be a little overwhelming for the…

5 Best Bars of 2014 (So Far)

Apr 23 2014

The year is just 1 month shy from hitting the halfway mark, and the number of bars that have opened since we clinked champagne glasses on New Year's is staggering. Not that we're complaining- because if this first half of the year…

5 Bars Of Options

Apr 24 2014

Who doesn't like being spoilt for choice? Sometimes, nothing makes a day better than a long drinks list- imagine all that boozy potential. Check out the 5 bars with solid drinks lists that would please even the pickiest of drinkers.  Source The…

5 Chill Out Hotel Bars

Apr 30 2014

Some days you just want to get away from it all, and there's no where better to do that than at a hotel bar. The transient nature of hotels naturally extend to the establishments within it, making hotel bars the perfect place…

Around The World (In 5 Bars)

May 2 2014

Being able to travel and see the world is a privilege not all of us have, what with our hectic work schedules and the whole rat race thing. Luckily, being the cosmopolitan hub we are, we are able to have a taste…

5 Best Mexican Bars

May 6 2014

Cinco De Mayo might be over, but our love for tacos and tequila is another story. I mean, there is no such thing as too much teq- tacos, right? We're still a little reluctant to let go of that fiery Latin celebratory…

5 Weather Friendly Bars

May 7 2014

The unpredictable weather of late has made picking a place for drinks almost strategic. Rooftop bars leave you at the mercy of the weather (sudden rains or even worst- hot, still air) and those indoors tend to get a little stuffy. For…

5 Wine Bars For Saturdays

Jul 5 2014

Saturday nights are a world away from Friday nights. On Fridays you let loose and let go with all the bottle popping and beer guzzling like there's no tomorrow but Saturdays are quieter for some reason. Maybe its the raging hangover that's…

5 Bars In Your Neighbourhood

May 15 2014

Cabs are expensive. While the fares are still reasonable compared to countries like Japan or the UK, paying $20 odd to get back home adds up fast- especially if you're the type who has plans from Wednesdays to Sundays. Check out these…

5 1-for-1 Bars

May 19 2014

There have been points of time in our lives where there was simply too much alcohol, where the thought of even sipping another cocktail kind of made you want to hurl. But that's not what this article is about today. This article…

5 Places To Hit: Ladies Night Edition

May 21 2014

Ah Wednesdays. The one night set aside just for the ladies, where free booze flows aplenty. You got the heels, the LBD and the perfectly drawn eyeliner- now all you need is, as they say, location location location. Check out our 5…

5 Cocktails For Summer's Heat

May 27 2014

It's been nothing but sun and more sun of late, and coupled with the still air, it does not make for very pleasant nights out. Beat the heat with our 5 picks for the most refreshing cocktails in town and of course,…

5 Drunk-Friendly Bars

May 29 2014

Finally, its Thursday. The one working day where its become socially acceptable to go out, get completely s**tfaced and have no one judge you for being a closet alcoholic. Naturally, the more of those $5-only happy hour drinks you down, the more…

5 Pre-Party Bars

May 30 2014

Its finally Friday and its time to undo those collar buttons, loosen them ties and shake our hair out of those office-appropriate 'dos. Bring on the killer heels and dapper blazers, because we're ready to party. Before you head out tonight though,…

5 Tuesday-Friendly Bars

Jun 3 2014

We've always maintained that Tuesdays are the oddest day of the week- too early in the week to really drink, but also far away enough from the weekend to actually need it. Check out these 5 places with Tuesday promotions so sweet,…

5 Places To Hit: New Wednesdays

Jun 4 2014

Being a regular on the party circuit in our tiny island-city can only mean one thing- that you eventually run out of parties to go to. Everyone has their favourite bar or club, but we at Drinksomewhere strongly advocate venturing out to…

Bars To Hit: The 2014 World Cup Edition

Jun 6 2014

World cup season is upon us and we've rounded up a list of bars you can watch them at- sorted out by area just for your convenience.  *Do note that we will be updating this list with more bars and drink promotions…

5 Bespoke Cocktail Bars

Jun 10 2014

You know how some days you just don't feel like making any decisions, even those that fall within basic human necessities, like what you want to eat or drink? Tuesdays are definitely one of those days for us, but that's not going…

3 Bars To Be At Tonight

Jun 13 2014

The weekend is finally here (yes, we say that a lot) and we are ready to head out tonight to play. We know Friday mornings/afternoons usually depict the same scenes- frenzied Whatsapps deciding where to go flying back and forth for hours..…

5 Hotel Bars For Tuesdays

Jun 17 2014

Spice up boring Tuesdays and hit a hotel bar tonight instead of the usual ones along Club Street or Keong Saik (not that we love them any less). The crowd is slightly different, and you can literally people watch until the place…

5 Boozy Brunch Places

Jun 20 2014

There's nothing better than a lazy brunch on the weekends- especially after a long torturous week at work. This weekend though, we recommend adding a little bubbly to brunch, just because a) you deserve it and b) who'd ever turn down champagne? …

5 Great Al Fresco Bars

Jul 10 2014

There's nothing quite like the great outdoors- especially when there's comfy wicker chairs and an unlimited supply of booze on hand. Living in a land scarce city like Singapore, most drinking holes tend to be indoors, refrigerated air included. For those of…

5 Pocket Friendly Bars For Tonight

Jun 18 2014

Its midweek again and today is definitely one to go grab a drink or three- they don't call it hump day for nothing (by that we mean it requires a little extra effort to get past). Given its mid month, some of…

5 Bars To Feel Like You're On Vacation

Jun 25 2014

Hump day- one of the hardest days of the week to get through (Mondays aside) without feeling a desperate need to be anywhere but here. For those bitten by the wanderlust bug with a penchant for traveling more than 4 times a…

5 Bars For Tasty Bites

Jul 1 2014

For a little pre mid-week kicking back, go easy on the alcohol and focus on the food instead. This is our round up of the 5 bars with the tastiest bites around at the moment (and their drinks are pretty solid too). …

5 Places With Cheap Beer

Jul 2 2014

The month of July has just started and payday has probably got everyone feeling a little richer. Still, a penny saved is a penny earned so if you're looking to go easy on the wallet this month, check out these 5 places…

5 Hottest Clubs Of The Moment

May 10 2014

With new places popping open left, right and center of late, we are even more spoilt for choice than we already are! Weekend nights are precious, and you don't want to waste them hopping from one lame place to the other, so…

5 Best Japanese Bars

Jun 24 2014

We've done Mexican and today, we're focusing on all things oriental. It might be all about the K-Wave now, but you've got to admit- there's no other country quite like Japan. From its stunning cuisine to its breathtaking scenery, to its deeply…

5 Waistline Friendly Beers

Jul 16 2014

There is nothing better than cracking open a cold one, kicking up your feet and taking that first, icy sip. Its a rinse and repeat kind of process that can get mildly addictive- until you realise a couple of months in that…

5 New Places To Get Your Drink On

Aug 7 2014

Change is the only constant- and what a wonderful thing that is. With new bars and clubs opening up on a seemingly weekly basis, we're completely spoilt for choice and hey, we're definitely not complaining. Check out these 5 new places that…

5 Bars For Tequila Day

Jul 24 2014

Happy Tequila Day! Not that we really need a reason to party, but when there is, its even better. Check out these 5 tequila bars to get your drink on tonight.  Source  Hombre Cantina With over 60 brands of tequila in stock,…

5 New Drinking Shenanigans In Town

Aug 20 2014

Getting bored of the usual parties/hangouts? Check out these 5 new happenings around town to add to your drinking rotation.    Source  Brotzeit (Vivo City) First up on our list for a casual night out (or for pre-drinking) is Brotzeit @ VivoCity…

5 New Drinking Spots In Town

Sep 2 2014

Check out our roundup of this month's batch of new spots to get your drink on- because if there's one thing to look forward to in life; it's change.  Source Hi-So Rooftop Bar & Pool  Think cabanas, deck chairs and a sparkling…

5 Bars For National Bourbon Heritage Month

Sep 22 2014

Fun fact: September is National Bourbon Heritage Month and with the F1 craziness already behind us (who else had a major hangover moment this morning?), we're already looking for another reason to get our drink on. Celebrate the last week of Bourbon…

5 Bars For National Bourbon Heritage Month

Sep 22 2014

Fun fact: September is National Bourbon Heritage Month and with the F1 craziness already behind us (who else had a major hangover moment this morning?), we're already looking for another reason to get our drink on. Celebrate the last week of Bourbon…

5 New Wednesday Nights

Oct 15 2014

The midweek party scene is getting intense, what with every joint selling booze having their own version of ladies night. The men have been getting the shorter end of the stick when it comes to getting wasted on Wednesdays, so we've come…

Tess Bar & Kitchen

Oct 10 2014

The month of October sees the Drinksomewhere team exploring places that score hard on both their food and drinks menu. Follow us every week as we head around the island highlighting new places. -  Located along Seah Street, you might walk past…

Babette

Oct 16 2014

The month of October sees the Drinksomewhere team exploring places that score hard on both their food and drinks menu. Follow us every week as we head around the island highlighting new places. - All hotels have at least one restaurant and/or…

Hero's

Nov 12 2014

The month of November sees the Drinksomewhere team seeking bars with that "something extra". Be it ambience, drinks or even novelty, we're looking for special and man, did we find it! We have 4 of said special places in store just for…

5 Bars To Check Out Alone

Nov 27 2014

You know those evenings when none of your friends are free but you really, really want a drink? There’s no shame in hitting a bar alone- this is actually pretty common practice in most parts of the world! In fact, some of…

5 Bars With Soul

Nov 17 2014

Singapore might be lacking in many things, but one thing she surely doesn't is the number of bars and clubs. From themed to impossibly hard to find, we have them all. While we love the glitz of Ku De Ta and the…

5 Bars For The Elite (Pockets)

Nov 21 2014

It is no secret that Singapore ranks among the most exclusive and expensive cities in the world. Already for years, the city has been claiming its status with the rise in chic restaurants, trendy clubs and fashionable bars. Along with that, naturally,…

5 Perfect Afterwork Bars

Dec 1 2014

Escape the concrete jungle and dive into the charming cluster of shophouses that make up Boat Quay. Already in the midst of a massive revamp, say goodbye to the seedy joints and hello to awesome new F&B concepts. Set to be the…

5 New Bars To Look Forward To

Dec 5 2014

Long Play Have you even enjoyed a drink at The Library Bar or The Study? Then you should look forward to Long Play. This upcoming concept bar embraces the music of the past with vinyl records from the 1950s and 1970s, its…

5 Special Festive Cocktails

Dec 15 2014

The Christmas season has officially started and no matter how old we are, there's still something special about this time of year. That too, extends to menus around the city and some bars have been concoting a little liquid yuletide joy just…

5 Awesome Free Flow Deals

Dec 22 2014

Who doesn’t love freeflow anything? While we love us our perfectly crafted cocktails, some days all we want is to be able to get drink after drink without having to worry about our credit card statement at the end of the month.…

5 Strange Drinks In Singapore

Jan 5 2015

2015 is finally upon us and now that the party season of bottle-popping and overindulgence is quietening down, it's time to shift our attentions away from the usual Belvederes and Dom Perignons. The new year always brings about new resolutions, and yours…

5 Bars For The Week

Jan 7 2015

Monday - Marco Marco  You can't miss this joint along Circular Road- just look out for its bright red frontage and homey outdoor deck. The recently opened restaurant/bar joins the many cool new places taking over the stretch- and we couldn't be…

Drinking Trends For 2015

Jan 9 2015

The year is only a week old, but new trends are already emerging. Cocktail wizards, beer brewers and part-time alcoholics have gathered new inspiration and are ready to drink their way into 2015 in full force. Singapore had an undeniable run with…

5 Bars To Feel The Old Singapore

Jan 16 2015

The little red dot has changed drastically in the last 50 years and continuous to reinvent itself. This year marks the golden birthday of Singapore and gives us the opportunity to look back. What was it like to have a drink in…

5 Bars With International Bites

Jan 21 2015

No matter whether you are out to binge, have after-work drinks with colleagues or you just stopped someplace for a quick beer – having some snacks on the table always goes a long way (especially if you want to drink longer). Singapore…

5 Healthy Cocktail Options

Feb 3 2015

The New Year is well on its way and our resolutions are slowly getting well, less resolute. Fret not though, for there is still hope. Many continuously aim to be healthier and drink slightly less but here’s the thing- both these New…

5 Spots For Baijiu

Feb 10 2015

Forget your fancy agave tequilas and 17 year-old whiskeys, let’s talk about baijiu. As Singapore’s nightlife scene is thriving like never before, it comes as no surprise that bars are starting to pay attention to alternative spirits like this one. The notoriously…

5 Bars For Cocktails & Desserts

Feb 11 2015

We always leave the best to end, and what better treat can there be, than an uplifting cocktail and dessert combination following a hearty meal? Delve into the after-dinner fantasies and sample some of sweet alcoholic fusions awaiting you in Singapore. Let…

5 Bars To Take Your Tinder Date To

Jan 8 2015

Imagine this: you guys click immediately on Tinder, texting all the time but after deciding to meet in real life, things don't go quite the way you hoped. Cue that incredibly uncomfortable awkwardness that has you contemplating getting a friend to bail…

5 Fashion Week Worthy Drinking Spots

May 12 2015

It is time to get all dressed up, as Singapore Fashion Week hits the island between 13-17 May. The city is polishing itself up, and so are its inhabitants and venues. Although the Fashion Week will happen around Orchard Road, you will…

5 New Bars In Town Worth Checking Out

Apr 21 2015

Are you getting slowly bored of your local hangout? Fortunately for you, Singapore never lets you down. The island’s thriving bar and club scene is constantly evolving and surfacing new spots to check out. Even if you are still feeling content with…

5 Singaporean Boozy Spots In Movies

May 2 2015

Singapore’s transformation and attractions have not only caught the attention of tourists and investors, but also the film industry. The island is a perfect location to shoot films – whether it is a local production or a film crew from abroad exploring…

5 Local Bartenders And Their Signature Drinks

Jun 5 2015

The local bar and cocktail scene went through the roof in the last years. Bespoke drinks, speakeasies and our very own cocktail week – the signs are set for an even brighter future. New cocktail bars pop up constantly, as bartender shift…

5 Bars With The Best Bar Bites

Jun 24 2015

In my opinion, these things simply go together. When you are out with your friends having a beer or a few cocktails, you actually do want some snacks too. Maybe you are not hungry, perhaps you don’t need them – but you…

5 Bars For Truffle Fries

Aug 3 2015

Here, drinks triumphs all when it comes to deciding where to go, but something we let our choices be guided by the food that is on the menu. One of the snacks that we've noticed that steers our decisions are truffle fries.…

5 Spots For Healthy Food (and Booze)

Sep 3 2015

There are plenty of bars with fries, pizza and other typical bar food. Although all of it is perfectly munchable when having a few drinks, one doesn’t always want to feel guilty after a night out. What about drinking a glass or…

Top 10 New Spots to Checkout

Feb 22 2016

The Armoury Gastrobar Attention all beer lovers - we may have just found your next favorite hangout! With more than 15 beers on tap, delicious burgers, and a selection of tapas, The Armoury Gastrobar will have you craving for more. Drop by…

5 Bars with Awesome Designs

Apr 15 2016

When going out for a drink, the sensual experience often dictates where we end up. The design of a bar will have an impact on whether we feel comfortable and relaxed or if we just want to finish our drinks and go…

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